They essentially battled Republicans to a draw in a central Ohio congressional district that should have been an easy win for the GOP. Far from the city, Balderson answered with his own wide margins, peaking at 69 percent in rural Morrow County. Many of the districts Democrats are hoping to flip in November are more favorable to them than the Ohio 12th. THE YEAR OF WOMEN CONTINUESGretchen Whitmer of Michigan and Laura Kelly of Kansas joined a list of eight Democratic women running for governor in November. It's a similar argument to what Democratic Rep. Conor Lamb of Pennsylvania used earlier this year to win a special election in heavy GOP territory.
Source: ABC News August 08, 2018 05:37 UTC